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Buckley's Tavern

5812 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807-1116
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (32 reviews)
“burger” (47 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5812 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807-1116
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic tavern and restaurant in Greenville. Nice, older crowd at bar. I have gone here for lunch, happy hour and later night drinks. The menu was decent for all. However, during the happy hour and late night drinks, my party ordered the cheese plate and...More

1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival with our party of 5, we were told we would have to wait 15-20 for a table when there was an entire empty room not being used at the time and a back patio with plenty of open tables. When we said we...More

1  Thank M Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with 3 adults, meat quiche, pear salad, house Berger and turkey club. Every item was well prepared and tasty. Staff was attentive and the service was quick.

Thank vrrooom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always feel not fair to judge a place on one time visit..this was closest to the inn. we saw lots of cars so thought it might be very good..and got good word of mouth from those around the area but for most part. my...More

Thank DeeMD215
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very nice bar, good food and drinks. Good service, very good burgers. Outdoor seating in good weather.

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere here during lunch is nice and quaint... it wasn’t too busy however the wait just to place an order took forever. The food was pretty average. Not much to rave about.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The food is good in the tavern area, but it can be hard to get a seat. The dining room is always open but if you just want a sandwich or drink this is not ideal. There is a lovely upper deck that is very...More

1  Thank ron5980
Reviewed 15 August 2018

After seeing Longwood Gardens we came upon the Buckley's Tavern as we were returning to our hotel in Wilmington. This is a very eclectic restaurant with a very nice wine list. We didn't want too much to eat, so we ordered a couple of glasses...More

1  Thank Judith P
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We ate here three times in a week. Good place to hang out and rest after busy museums and gardens tours

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been very pleased with the food as well as the service at Buckley’s. Quality all the way. And the Sunday brunch, with a discount for those wearing pj’s, is a grat deal.

1  Thank peppermintpattey
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20 December 2014|
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Response from Delaware806 | Reviewed this property |
A few times I've had tea at Buckley's. It's wonderful. Not rushed. Plenty of food. You must make a reservation. If you don't want any fish in sandwiches (salmon, etc.) let them know when you call. It's served Tues - Sat 3-5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5812 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19807-1116
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 19807
  • E-mail
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